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Zephyr in Brown County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Original Location of Zephyr

1863 – 1885

 
 
Original Location of Zephyr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
1. Original Location of Zephyr Marker
Inscription.

The first store and post office and 17 families were on the banks of Blanket Creek.

Brown County Historical Landmark Site
 
Location. 31° 40.494′ N, 98° 47.548′ W. Marker is in Zephyr, Texas, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 218 and County Road 281, on the left when traveling east on Road 218. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zephyr TX 76890, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zephyr Gospel Tabernacle (a few steps from this marker); Zephyr Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church of Zephyr (approx. 0.4 miles away); Zephyr Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Walter U. Early (approx. 10.1 miles away); Mullin United Methodist Church (approx. 11 miles away); Site of the Settlement of Williams Ranch (approx. 11.2 miles away); Heflin Cemetery (approx. 14.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zephyr.
 
Also see . . .  Zephyr, TX. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on October 15, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Zephyr Gospel Tabernacle and<br>Original Locaton of Zephyr Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
2. Zephyr Gospel Tabernacle and
Original Locaton of Zephyr Markers
View to East Towards Original Location of Zephyr image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
3. View to East Towards Original Location of Zephyr
FM Road 218 Bridge over Blanket Creek image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
4. FM Road 218 Bridge over Blanket Creek
View to west towards present site of Zephyr
Blanket Creek North of FM Road 218 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 6, 2015
5. Blanket Creek North of FM Road 218
1936 Iron Pony bridge over Blanket Creek for County Road 306 visible in right background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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